About Bhutan News + Stories

Kaka – The Mask Dancer in Paro Tshechu

This diminutive man from Dotey has been performing mask dance now for thirty years and counting. If health permits, Kaka expects to perform at the Paro Tshechu for another 10 years.


2010 Paro Tshechu Begins

Under a warm spring sun, and dressed in their finest ghos and kiras, Parops, pilgrims, and an almost equal number of tourists, celebrated the first day of Paro Tsechu, witnessing sacred dances performed in the cobble-stoned courtyard of the Paro Rinpung Dzong.